Adela G. Cope, M.D.

  1. Gynecologist


Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Adela G. Cope, M.D., is a board certified OBGYN, specializing in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. Her clinical interests include:

  • Multidisciplinary care for complex benign gynecologic pathology including endometriosis and uterine fibroids
  • Advancement of minimally invasive surgical techniques and surgical education
  • Promotion of enhanced recovery following benign gynecologic surgery

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Cope is active in clinical research with multiple peer-reviewed publications on endometriosis and uterine fibroids. She is passionate about medical education, serving as a teacher and mentor for medical students, residents, and fellows.

  1. Contraceptive implant method
  2. Endometriosis surgery
  3. Gynecologic exam
  4. Gynecological surgery
  5. Hysterectomy
  6. Hysteroscopy
  7. Intrauterine device method
  8. Laparoscopic surgery
  9. Minimally invasive hysterectomy
  10. Minimally invasive surgery
  11. Myomectomy
  12. Oophorectomy
  13. Ovarian remnant removal
  14. Robotic hysterectomy
  15. Robotic surgery
  16. Tubal ligation
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Endometriosis
  • Adenomyosis
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Contraception

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2022
    BASIC SCIENCE MASTERSClinical and Translational Science, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2021
    FellowMinimally Invasive Gynecologic, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2018
    ResidentObstetrics and Gynecology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2014
    MDUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  5. 2010
    BAWartburg College


  1. 2021
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Golden Stethoscope Award: Fellow EducatorMayo Clinic Medical School
  2. 2018
    Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive GynecologyAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  3. 2018
    Resident AwardSociety for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  4. 2018
    Poster Presentation Award Winner for Post partum contraception in Somali women: A population-based studyMayo Clinic Young Investigator Research Symposium
  5. 2018
    Patient Safety AwardClinical Learning Environment Review (CLER)
  6. 2017
    Best Third Year Resident Teacher AwardMayo Clinic Department of OB/GYN
  7. 2013
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  8. 2013
    Gold Humanism Honor SocietyUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  9. 2012
    Doctor of Medicine with Service Distinction - Service Distinction ProjectUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    ParticipantAAGL Endometriosis / Reproductive Surgery Special Interest Group (SIG)
  2. 2019 - present
    Active MemberSociety for Reproductive Investigation
  3. 2019 - present
    Active MemberSociety of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders
  4. 2019 - present
    Active MemberInternational Pelvic Pain Society
  5. 2019 - present
    Active MemberOB/GYN Education Committee
  6. 2019 - present
    Active MemberQuality and Safety: Gynecologic Surgery Trigger Review Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    Active MemberWorld Endometriosis Society
  8. 2016 - 2019
    Faculty AdvisorMayo Medical School - Medical Student OB/GYN Interest Group
  9. 2016 - present
    Co-Faculty AdvisorMayo Medical School - Medical Students for Choice
  10. 2016 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  11. 2011 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)